I don’t know what I think I will acheive by posting here but I am really scared that I have MS.
A brief history…
I am 38 years old, during the winter (2017) I suffered with tingling and numbness in my finger tips, my dad has reynauds so when I saw the GP I did mention that but she thought unlikely as I had no pain or redness. Other sypmtoms at the time were strange sensations in hands and feet when in the shower or bath and urge to wee.
I am an anxious person especially when it comes to health so all around me just tell me to stop being paranoid. I of course googled my symptoms and MS was something that came up. I did mention this to my GP but she said MS did not present itself like this. I can’t remember the reason she gave for the tingling but she said the urge to wee was probably an overactive or over sensitive bladder caused by damage to pelvic floor etc during two pregnancies and births (I did have pelvic floor issues after child birth).
Then early in 2018 I was at the park with my son walking our dog before going to school (something we always did) and suddenly from nowhere the world felt like it was spinning, I couldn’t walk in a straight line and only just made it back to the car where I called my dad who came to pick me up. I went straight down to the doctors and she said it was labrynthitus (not sure how she made te diagnosis).
Recently my urge to wee has got really bad, and over the last few weeks I have noticed my arms and legs feeling weak. I am a fit active person.
I feel frightened.
I am already undergoing tests as have been suffering with breathlesness since I had a miscarriage in August 2017, I am/was asthmatic but a recent chest x ray (which showed over inflated lungs) followed by a spirometry test has said that I am not asthmatic. I have also wondered whether this could be hormonal as since the miscarriage I have not physcally felt well and my monthly cycle is causing me many problems when it never did before.
I can’t get in to see my GP until 19th of this month (he was keen for me to try and keep to seeing him as easier to deal with an issue if lots of different GPs aren’t involved). I don’t know how I can wait until then, I am anxious, afraid, short tempered with my chikdren and husband, unable to concentrate but I am also scared to say to him that I am worried I may have MS they probably already think I am a hypochondriac (like my family do!).
I feel utterly desperate
Apologies for the panic and overall negative tone of this message